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Cyclists Attack, Rob Man on Anacostia Riverwalk Trail

by Andrew Ramonas — September 16, 2015 at 4:25 pm 1,043 2 Comments

Anacostia Riverwalk Trail (Photo via Google Maps)Two thieves with bicycles attacked and robbed a man on the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail yesterday afternoon, police said.

The robbery happened on the pathway near the Anacostia Community Boathouse at 1900 M St. SE about 1:15 p.m.

The victim was on the trail when he was pushed down, robbed and assaulted, according to authorities.

Police described the suspects as 20-year-old men. One of them was wearing a cast on his arm.

A man also was attacked and robbed near Eastern High School yesterday, police said.

The robbery occurred on the 1700 block of East Capitol Street about 8 p.m.

The victim was walking in the area when a man approached him from behind, assaulted him and robbed him, according to authorities.

Photo via Google Maps

  • RC

    I guess the idea of a “Livable, Walkable” city was just banal campaign slogan after all.

  • Hill Resident

    Don’t worry Mayor/Chief:
    Your inability to control this problem has lead myself and others to start telling people to live outside the city (where they can also carry their properly registered firearms I might add). Your work is done here

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